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pictures of them yesterday, they say, help us, you know, we are in need of help, you know, we need food, you know, that kind of thing. so, yeah, they're all kind of help and distress signals. some of them are kind of lighthearted, you know, but most of them are sincere. >> larry, at the very least are you feeling as though you are at the end of this really awful odyssey knowing that you're now within view of land at least and that you are just hours away finally from getting off of that disabled ship? >> yeah. and i think that i can probably speak for most people, i don't know how much more we could have took. i mean, it was really getting to be stressful and, you know, really taking a toll on everybody just, you know, it's, like, we're counting the days and, you know, when you get up in the morning the first thing you're thinking about is how many hours before i can go to sleep and get this day behind me and get closer to home. >> larry, i wish you the best of luck. good luck to you. that is just really, really difficult. i can't imagine what you are dealing with, what your passengers
, larry, the company, carnival, has told us that a number of their executives and their staff will be coming out to meet you on board as well as members from customs and boarder patrol agents. have they -- have you seen a big presence in terms of how the ship has responded to this emergency? how they've informed you? have you been mustered to prepare for an emergency, or do you feel like you're sort of on your own out there? >> we haven't really seen much carnival presence other than the normal, i mean, the ship's captain who will make an announcement and then -- make an announcement and after that the passengers just stand around and say, okay, what did you get out of that, what are they really trying to tell us because we know they're not telling us everything. >> and they also -- they mentioned to us in the press conference, larry, there's only been one report of someone who was ill who was taken off the ship, but in the conditions that you were just describing to us live on board the ship you are on, raw sewage sloshing about, mattresses soaked in sewage, backed-up showers
has released a statement to us. it reads, joe was a gentle frail 94-year-old gentleman. his life was restricted to being in the house where he fondly fixed meals for his wife, cared for a few flowering plants, read his paper, rooted for the orioles, redskins and wizards on tv. rest in peace, joe. after detectives canvassed the outside they will move inside tonight to find out if anything was stolen from the home. surae chinn, wusa9. >> so sad and disturbing, thank you. >>> the murder in alexandria comes just a few days after an elderly woman was murdered in prince george's county. 71-year-old geraldine mcintyre found inside her home in capitol heights sunday. investigators say she had suffered severe upper body injuries. police have no motive, no suspect and haven't said if there could be a connection between the two murders. >>> breaking news in the gulf of mexico where the slow tow to port is almost over for passengers on board the disabled carnival cruise ship triumph. it's an agonizing trip for the 4,000 people who can finally see dry land after enduring some downright awful
showing us downtown. it is a little tuscan a quick update with erica. good morning. >> good morning james. it is a foggy start on valentine's day. temperatures similar to yesterday. >> in the afternoon expect sunny conditions. temperatures upper 60s low seventies. that is the normal not the exception. >> later tonight temperatures will drop into the fifties under mainly clear skies and light winds the forecast. >> upper '30's for fairfield and concord. 43 in hayward. mid '40's for halffutu4 highlights lunchtime 12:00, mainly 60s of around the bay. santa rosa is under the yellow where we could see the seventies. >> 2:00 p.m. upper 60s for most of us. that includes the east bay east shore line, and the mid peninsula. the south bay spots, los gatos, morgan hill will see seventies. >> 8:00 p.m. tonight sixties and fifties for most of us. >> to the afternoon highs it will be a fantastic day. >> 74 sunny bell campbell los gatos 69 expected in milpitas. sunshine and blue skies. 71 in fairfield. 67 for vallejo a degree warmer in walnut creek. >> mild weather for the city. 74 santa rosa. 69 in oak
at one mile an hour. we continue to talk through this hour. if you have been with us, we have been covering this for the last couple of hours and we are seeing around this ship people have scrawled out messages on sheets, help us, signs, we saw the first glimpse of the passengers wearing these bathrobes because keep in mind they packed and they are inching along off the coast of cozumel. they are cold. now stories of mattresses soaked in sewage. they are sleeping on decks. here are the pictures. one by one by one under sheetinsheets. freedom within sight for the 4,000 people on board. here's what we are getting from carnival. they say this time has been fluid. it probably will continue to be. this cruise will dock sometime after 9:00 eastern. hit me one more time? we have a passenger on the cruise ship. julie morgan. are you with me? >> i am. >> let me ask you how you are doing. >> we are okay. our group is good. >> what do you mean good? where are you standing as we look at pictures of the cruise? >> i'm standing at the muster station on deck 4. >> i'm sorry, julie. i didn't hear
of these wires. this is what these passengers have rigged themselves in order to call us, to call their loved ones. this is how they are getting juice on their cell phones. forgive me. continue. >> i'm leaving on a carnival cruise ship next saturday. >> are you? >> and i'm still going. it's a six-day cruise. it cost me $365 per person. okay? at that price, stuff happens. i understand. they didn't expect this to happen no matter what you pay. but i got a tweet from carnival cruise last week that the week of february 1st was cold, remember that? they booked 187,000 people on their future cruises in one week. i think people are still going to cruise. >> to jay's point, it's bulletproof. chad myers, still seeing you tomorrow but i guess bon voyage. >> next week. >> obviously you saw victor blackwell on the boat in that safety range, 500 feet out per the coast guard so we can see this cruise roll in to mobile, covering this by air, helicopter up there for you. stay with cnn. i'm brooke baldwin. let's send it off to washington. hey, wolf. >>> brooke, thanks very much. we're getting exclusive live p
are calling in, they are sending us pictures of what they describe as revolting continues on board. >>> their other big news as well. a key vote on the republican's he have foirts to block chuck hagel's nomination for defense secretary. that will take place this hour. >>> and the olympic athletes that many of you know as the blade runner now stands accused of murdering his girlfriend. we have new details about the shooting. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." you're looking live at the cruise ship carnival "triumph" that's off the alabama coast 30 miles right now from the port and it's moving again after sitting dead in the water for the past few hours. the tug line being used to tow the ship broke. it's just been replaced. that's good news. but we no longer know how many more hours the roughly 3,000 passengers and 1,000 crew members will still have to hold on. passengers have been sending cnn pictures of the truly horrible conditions on board. look at the floors stained dark with raw sewage. another picture shows a bag nearly bursting with filth. another photo shows
and earth to be here. >> this morning america airlines and us airways are announcing a merger. >> it will likely mean fewer seats and higher prices for all. >> we did not intentionally burn down that cabin to get mr. dorner out. >> he could have come out the back door with his hands out and waved a white flag. he decided to stay in there. >> now we hear from the couple that dorner held hostage. >> he said i just want to clearly name. >> he laid out in his state of the union address. >> all that -- >> a boxer has been suspended for taking a dive. he wasn't even close. >> whatever you're getting your wife, send it to her jom in front of her co-workers. >> -- and all that matters -- >> to show their support in stopping the sequester. >> we need to find solutions. we can't just sit here and bitch. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> don't worry, senator rubio, nobody noticed that you gave a speech. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off today, so james brown is with us. and we're glad he's here. we start with some breaking news. olympic track star and double amputee os
it. it take us four years to get panama and south korea done. it was on the bush table. it took four years to negotiate and we didn't get anything else new. those trade agreements would do all kinds of things for exports. >> are you at all nostalgic about -- ge out of nbc and comcast is running it well. >> comcast has done a great job. look, the market said good for both companies. the market said comcast got a great bunch of assets. ge has more cash to do things with. time and men's fortunes change. you go with the flow. >> every time they do a deal, they say it's great for both parties. stock goes up in one case and down in the other. ge is in one, can use the money, comcast in another and actually worked. >> worked out well. comcast has a great set of assets now a ge has cash to invest in what they want to do. we all do it differently in our times. >> jack, we love you, on valentine's day especially. >> happy valentine's day. >> merger thursday with all these deals. huge day on wall street. almost $100 million in fees for the banks. center view bank. >> make sure you join us tomor
news faster, we will turn to jackies sizzle who joins us live. >> they're not going to have classes' here today because of this investigation. they're still trying to determine what happened and there are a few details that are coming out right now. we just spoke with someone from alameda police department and they stated that about 8:45 p.m. they received a call about fires being shot on this street. ted that when they arrived they discovered that one victim had a gunshot wound and that they were transported to a hospital where he died of his injuries. there is not a lot of descriptions for the victim. he was a young adult and that is about it for right now. because of the time of when that happens crime scene investigators were out but obviously they were waiting to get a break to come so that they can investigate more. this is why the schools will remain closed for today. you will see that there will be a search of the grounds and that we will have canine units out. they will do a real search. >> this is what we're seeing out here right now within the last 15 to 20 minutes more r
us bound then he went out to the bathroom real quick which is real close and came back with a couple wash cloths, stuck one in each of our mouths. >> he came in with like a cord and tied it. >> couple extension cords. >> tied it around. >> put a pillow case over our head first. >> our heads. >> and then tied the cord through the mouth around the back and tied it tight. >> dorner stole their car and left. the reynolds were able to free themselves and called 911. >>> in arizona federal agents shut down a crossborder drug smuggling tunnel. the 68-foot drug tunnel was hand dug and ran from the front yard of a home in mexico to a parking lot in arizona. police seized 1200 pounds of marijuana and arrested two men. >>> and new government information shows use of the morning after pill is on the rise. from 2006 to 2010, 11% of sexually active women ages 15 to 44 said they used the emergency contraceptive. that's more than double its reported use from 2002. the study did not cite a reason for the increase. >>> i'm carol costello. thank you for joining us today. "cnn newsroom" continues right
, cisco systems on tech spending. government orders not what they used to be for routers and switches, and european buyers watching euros and cents. john chambers is live on how to fulfill the promise to energize earnings. treasure in the trash. making money on what others throw away, especially on valentine's day. the dough in the hands of shareholder, company upping dividends again. waste management ceo joins us live in a fox business exclusive. "countdown to the closing bell" begins right now. ♪ good afternoon, everybody, i'm liz claman, the last hour of trading, and with the largest food acquisition on record to spike the markets, trading mixed in a narrow range. u.s. airways, we have turbulence there. it is down about 8% and change. this, as the rumor becomes the news. u.s. airways merging with asr, parent of american airlines, the deal that creates the world's largest character. sketchers off to the races, shares are skyrocketing here, a nice move of 12%, the maker of mens and women's footware with whether or not blowout numbers, and we got the shoes, yeah, thanks to strong de
you for waking up with us this valentine's day february 14th, we can see through the fog -- if we can see through the fog, i know steve is over there somewhere. >> well, the fog is pretty thick. i know for some of you the commute will be difficult and it is only going to get worse, once it burns off though, it will be sunny and warmer. here is sal. >>> the fog is spreading in many areas and it is patchy and that means it will be absolutesly clear and you can see the san mateo is foggy but you may be driving over to a foggy peninsular, let's go back to the desk. >>> right now at treasure island crews are working to get the power back on to residents who lost power a few hours ago. >> reporter: it is still dark here in treasure island and we drove over from the island and that's the island as we go up the hill and that area is not affected but when you come down and look at the street lights here, you can tell immediately where the affected area is because everything goes dark and as we pan to the arena, it is stuff to see because everything over here remains dark. it started at 2:30 an
assessment of what went wrong and what exactly happened. >> i know you're trying to get us the actual details here. what do we know about his girlfriend, reeva steenk. mp? . >> reporter: i was just on her twitter page and it's quite sad to read the twitter page of somebody who died just a few hours ago. on it she describes herself as a model, a law graduate and a child of god. what we do see through her twitter feed is that it appears she went to a promotional party last night for a car launch and a lot of people were excited. there's a picture of her up there. she's a very beautiful blond woman and she was also just recently in the celebrity pages of one of the sunday newspapers. the couple were a bit of a celebrity couple here in south africa. we do know that. in terms of what happened, what transpired, it's tragic either way. one family has lost a sister, a daughter, of course, oscar pistorius, the big question now is the implications for his career. he was supposed to race in march. it's highly unlikely he'll be taking to the track by then. >> do we know if steenkamp and pistorius lived t
in the region. tucker barnes will tell us about the weather, julie, traffic. it is valentine's day, thursday february 14th. we were talking about those icy conditions in montgomery county. colsville road and rockville pike. the roads are so slick. police right now are helping drivers turn around and go back north. good morning i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. and there are slick spots throughout the region. after some light snow fell overnight, this is video shot from oakton, virginia. >> with snow comes school delays. frederick and carol county maryland schools opening two hours late. in virginia page county call schools are delayed two hours. >> i don't think i've ever seen snowflakes as big as i saw last night. >> it was very pretty. >> it was absolutely gorgeous last night about 7:30 in northwest washington and the transition taking place. left over here light accumulations. generally washington points north and west trace to about an inch, inch plus. but temperatures have fallen back below freezing. let's get to the numbers. at reagan national we are looking at temperatures
thank you for joining us today. "cnn newsroom" continues right now with ashley banfield. >> thank you, carol. hello, everyone. welcome to the program. talk about triumph that crippled, helpless and altogether nasty carnival cruise ship is finally due to reach port in a few hours and we are positioned in the air. the sea, on land, and all of it to show you as this ship comes in. and a south african model is dead, her boyfriend, the world famous "blade runner," now officially charged with her murder. we begin with a shocking valentine's day murder. the man charged, double amputee and london olympic star oscar pistorius. the victim, his girlfriend, and model, reeva steenkamp. it happened at pistorius' upscale home in pretoria, south africa. amanda davis is a cnn international sports anchor and she has interviewed pistorius. she's covering the developments in london. what more do we know, amanda? >> hi, ashleigh. i can tell you that oscar pistorius has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. he's set to appear in court in pretoria in south africa on friday morning. this all ha
have a reporter in pretoria. good morning to you. what can you tell us? >> hello. rohit, can you hear me? apparently he is having trouble hearing us. he was taken into custody and in court and taken for medical examination. according to the police in pretoria, we learned there had perhaps other incidents of violence at that home and called for domestic violence. i want to bring in our nbc sports analyst. first of all, your initial reaction to this? >> utter and absolute shock. anybody who's ever met oscar pistorius just simply cannot wrap their heads around what this could possibly be. >> this sounds very dramatic, a charge of murder. it is possible this could have been an accidental shooting. what do you know about the relationship between these two? >> i don't know much about the relationship. one of the reports we're getting out of south africa now is they have gone to his house on multiple occasions for sort of arguments between these two, so i think that that sort of points in a different direction. >> you talk about the kind of guy oscar pistorius is. we had the chance to talk t
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set to update us live any minute. >> i saw some movement in the trees and it was christopher dorner. he planted -- pointed his big rifle at me. >> shepard: then a shootout in the woods. and another officer down. >> this is a very difficult day for law enforcement. >> shepard: now, a body burned in a cabin and the hope that the days of murder and fear are finally at an end. thousands of passengers stranded on a carnival cruise ship after a fire and some telling of all of scenes inside. >> no one here from carnival is happy about the conditions on board the ship. >> tonight, stories from the ship and why a rescue mission at sea is not an option. plus, meet the king of the westminster dog. >> smooshed in face monkey like somebody else called him and now best in show. >> tonight, big win for banana joe. but first from fox this wednesday night, the future of the catholic church and the pope's final scheduled public plays. it is now just 1:00 a.m. on thursday morning here in rome. and you can see the dome of st. peters basilica over my soldier. stretching more than 450 feet into the air i
for the first time. >>> and a massive airline merger this morning. u.s. airways and american airlines will join forces to create the world's largest airline. i will tell you what it means for your frequent flier miles and for your fares. >>> among our guests this morning, two moms who have got young daughters on that carnival cruise ship that's now stranded in the golf. also we'll talk to ariana williams, a former girl friend of christopher dorner. and former l.a. police chief bill bratton will join us. richard simmons is with us and westminster's best in show winner, banana joe, is with us. "starting point" starts right now. >>> welcome, everybody. we start with breaking news this morning. there's been a deadly shooting at the home of the blade runner, track superstar oscar pistorius. his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp, shot and killed in pistorius' home. police say there is a 26-year-old man in custody and that man has been charged with murder. they have not yet confirmed, though, that that man is pistorius, although we should note pistorius is 26 years old and that he and steenkamp appare
great big tie wraps and made us put our hands behind our backs and tied our hands then made us get up and walk into the back bedroom back there. >> dorner stole the couple's car, crashed it, then stole a second car. he was then holed up in a cabin where he got in a shootout with officers. the cabin caught fire after tear gas canisters were fired into it. and authorities say the fire was not intentional. san bernardino county sheriff's detective jeremiah mackay was killed in the shootout on tuesday. the 35-year-old was a 15-year veteran of the force. he leaves behind his wife and two children. >>> death threats against california lawmaker leads to the discovery of a cache of explosives in a bay area home. cops say the man turned a santa clara home into a bomb-making factory and this morning investigators continue to uncover volatile materials at that house. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in santa clara where officers have been standing guard by that house all night. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. more officers expected at first light thi
the harrowing moments when the fugitive excop captured them. >> he continued to say to us quite frequently, he would not kill us. >> tying them up in their own home. binding their hands and covering their heads with pillowcases. how they escaped from christopher dorner. ♪ i think i want to marry you >>> and our biggest love live ever on this valentine's day. a surprise proposal right here on "gma." the bride-to-be has less than one hour to pick the cake, the dress. and then, she's headed down the aisle in a flash live wedding with all of their friends and family here to celebrate. just one question, will she say yes? >>> and if the bride does not say yes, josh elliott will do some softshoe, maybe some karaoke. >> nobody wants to see that. please, say yes. >> good morning, america. we're just six days away from robin's return. there it is right there. great to have elizabeth vargas here. we have a lot of breaking news. >> we do. >>> including that merger, american airlines and u.s. airways announces a massive merger to become the world's biggest airline. it will affect everyone who flies. >>>
will join us. richard simmons is with us and westminster's best in show winner, banana joe, is with us. "starting point" starts right now. >>> welcome, everybody. we start with breaking news this morning. there's been a deadly shooting at the home of the blade runner, track superstar oscar pistorius. his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp, shot and killed in pistorius' home. police say there is a 26-year-old man in custody and that man has been charged with murder. they have not yet confirmed, though, that that man is pistorius, although we should note pistorius is 26 years old and that he and steenkamp apparently were the only ones in the house at the time of the murder. we've also learned moments ago that there were previous incidents of a domestic nature at the home. that comes to us from authorities this morning. we have a reporter outside the pistorius home who is joining us by phone. what can you tell us about the very latest of this case? >> reporter: i'm actually joining you from the magistrate's court in south africa where we're expecting the 26-year-old that was arrested by th
>>> that's it for us. we'll see you one hour from now. piers morgan starts now. filling in is robin meade. >> i'm robin meade in for piers. hell on the high seas. >> i promise you none of my family members will ever take another cruise. >> the carnival cruise nightmare. 4,000 stranded on that crippled ship, slowly being pushed ashore. family members anxiously awaiting for its arrival. and i'll talk to a doctor about the real health threat on that ship. >> this is a floating petrie dish. >>> guns in america. the president's big push for a sweeping new ban. >> from the two months since newtown, more than 1,000 birthdays, graduations, anniversaries have been stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. >> i'll talk to the husband of the school psychologist who died at sandy hook. >>> plus, the legendary jane fonda. this is "piers morgan tonight." i'm robin meade. normally you're going to find me on hln's "morning express," but i'm here tonight and thank you to piers and everyone who normally watches him for allowing me to sit in. we have a lot of news to get to. we start with that 900
wjz is live at city police headquarters. mike hellgren stays on this investigative story for us. >> reporter: and police released the name of that instructor, william scott kern. they released it a little more than an hour ago. he has worked for the department for almost two decades. the fraternal order of police has praised his work. the state's attorney says he is closely monitoring the investigation under way. >> reporter: wjz is getting answers to some of the many questions surrounding the shooting of an officer during training at the state-owned rosewood hospital site in baltimore county. sources tell wjz, at the time, more than 1 dozen officers were undergoing training there by two baltimore city police instructors. those sources revealed, after lunch, one instructor decided to resume training before the other returned. wjz has learned that violates police policy. instructors are supposed to check for service weapons before training. as we first reported, sources say it was after the lunch break when someone present confused his servic
that merger, american airlines and u.s. airways announces a massive merger to become the world's biggest airline. it will affect everyone who flies. >>> and we're going to have the latest on the bumpy ride for chuck hagel on capitol hill, as key senators delay the confirmation vote on his nomination of defense secretary. there's been some very heated hears on whether or not to approve him. >>> and jenny mccarthy now defending her cousin, comic melissa mccarthy, and the critic who savaged melissa on his review of "identity thief," speaks out. >> coming down on the worst kind of commentary. >> that's coming up. >>> let's get to that breaking news out of south africa. the double-amputee sprinter, oscar pistorius, who captured so many hearts at the london olympics has been charged with murdering his model girlfriend. she was shot four times with his gun in his home. and abc's lama hasan has the latest. good morning, lama. >> good morning to you, george. sporting legend oscar pistorius is making headlines for a very different reason this morning. he's been officially charged with the murder o
said. but it is a clear path toward legal status. for those who are already in the u.s. working and paying taxes. it's a process for family reunification. it's a workable employment verification system with penalties for employers who knowingly hire people who are not in status. it is a reasonable enforcement, but i just want to say this and i want to invite congressman polis to react. we put about $18 billion into border stuff so far. i mean, one of the real things about comprehensive immigration reform is we hear people talk about the border, the border, the border. president obama has done tons on the border. for some of us too much. but the border issue is not the problem. the real problem is the other part. i yield to the gentleman from colorado to see if you have any thoughts about this matter. mr. polis: you know, another thing that's important for americans to understand about how 11 million people got here without paperwork and how this continues to occur is that more than half, more than half of the population that lives and works here illegally didn't sneak across a b
. >> and they called us at the same time, so i could hear rebecca over my daughter through her phone talking to her mom, and i've got mine, you know, just this gut wrenching crying, momma, just come get me. it's so hot. i don't want to be here, momma. just come get me, please. just to hear that. your heart stops. your stomach just knots up and you want to fall to the ground. but you don't. you pick yourself up and you get to your kid. >> what information do you guys have about what they are putting up with as passengers? i mean, we hear, okay, that there's very little sewage, there's very little running toilets and little food. but what did they tell you? >> monday i talked to my ex-husband and he told me that they had just eaten onion sandwiches and they were asking to use the red plastic bags to use the restroom in, and they had some fruit. they did have some water, but it was warm bottled water. and the conditions were just getting worse. >> what my daughter told me, i tried not to focus on the negative, i tried to focus on the fact that i loved her and missed her and i was going to do everything i
: and i know you can use the money. it's been flooding in your apartment recently, so... >> yes. we had 4 feet of water in my apartment yesterday. meredith: oh, my god. >> so i had no hot water this morning. so i'm here. it's a nice day to be on tv when you can't take a shower. meredith: oh! >> ha ha! meredith: that explains it. no, no. i'm only kidding. i'm teasing. >> i apologize right now. meredith: you smell wonderful. and you look great. you look like a million bucks, and you're on your way. still taking on round 1. banked $56,000 so far. 8 away from the million, and you have 2 lifelines remaining. great position to be in. are you ready? >> i'm ready. meredith: audience, are you ready? audience: yeah! meredith: then let's play "millionaire." all right, tammy, first question. what was the name of the group formed to protest the salvation army's war against alcohol in the 1800s? demon army, dark army, satan's army, skeleton army? >> oh. ok. the group formed to protest against alcohol. i think i'm gonna jump this question. i have a vague inkling, but i'm not-- meredith: ok. >> let's jum
. >> many thanks. keep us updated. that live report from pretoria outside the courthouse where oscar pistorius will appear shortly. now to the rest of news. israel has confirmed for the first time it's simple in prison and australian-is really national under a false name after reporting the restrictions on the so-called prisoner x were lifted. the man later died in custody. now this report. parks israel has broken its silence on the case of the mysterious prisoner x, a man who purportedly had died in this prison. the government has confirmed it jailed a man with dual nationality under a false name. its statement says " a prisoner was an israeli citizen and also had foreign citizenship was jailed for security reasons. prisoner was held under a pseudonym, but his family was notified of the arrest immediately." >> it goes on to say the prisoners' rights were observed at all times but that he was found dead in his cell two years ago. australian tv says this is the man held prisoner. he reportedly held israeli and australian citizenship and used three different names. ben zygier, ben alle
up the u.s. treasury but he's haunted by a stint at the wall street bank that received a massive taxpayer bailout and whose investors lost millions. >>> fighting for "lincoln". she's up for oscar number three. tonight, sally field tells us about her fight to play the president's wife. >> keep it right progressive claims. this is flo. i need you. feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without you. you'll never have to. you're always there for me. shh! i'll get you a rental car. i could also use an umbrella. fall in love with progressive's claims service. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with cynthia mcfadden. >> good evening, and thanks for joining us. tonight, a four-day pleasure cruise turned hellish ordeal. 4,200 people are being towed back to shore tonight trapped aboard the carnival cruise ship that lost power in the gulf of mexico sunday. the passengers onboard describe nightmarish scenes of squalor. >> reporter: tonight, stranded at sea. as seen today from above, the carnival triumph being towed to
've done in cuts, about 600 billion to 700 billion in new revenues. i'd like to see us end at a point where we're 50/50. i think the president going out to the country and saying this should be a balanced plan about 50/50, the american people agree with that. but as dana and lynn were pointing out, it's going to be hard to get to that here in the congress. and while the american people will just blame congress, and i think that's quite true they won't distinguish so much between the parties, the reality is, democrats have been willing as we've seen from the $2.2 trillion in deficit reduction we've already done to more than meet the gop half way. but the gop's going to have to be a negotiating partner with us and a lot of the fight right here on the hill right now is not between democrats and republicans. it's between republicans and republicans in the house of representatives. >> they'll be looking at congress and saying democrats or republicans, it's your fault. >> there'll be many that won't discriminate between the two parties. but here on the ground, there is, i think, recognition that
ship, slowly being pushed ashore. family members anxiously awaiting for its arrival. join us tonight. and i'll talk to a doctor about the real health threat on that ship. >> this is a floating petrie dish. >>> also, gunses in america. the president's big push for a sweeping new ban. >> from the two months since newtown, more than 1,000 birthdays, graduations, anniversaries have been stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. >> i'll talk to the husband of the school psychologist who died at sandy hook. >>> plus, the legendary jane fonda. her message for women everywhere. this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. i'm robin meade. normally you're going to find me on hln's "morning express," but i'm here tonight and thank you to piers and everyone who normally watches him for allowing me to sit in. we have a lot of news to get to. we start with that 900 foot, 14 story cruise ship that is adrift this hour in the gulf of mexico. and the growing desperation and anger for the thousands trapped on it. the ship is called the "triumph" and it's being slowly towed to land. it should
vacation experience. >>> also, mega merger, american, u.s. airways now the world's biggest airline. what it means for ticket prices. >>> and top dog. >> the affenpinscher. banana joe. >> the little black pooch packing up his best in show ribbon and a bag of chew toys and heading to wall street. >> joey, banana joe. >> banana joe ringing the opening bell live this hour. "newsro "newsroom" starts now. good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. we start with a shocking valentine's day tragedy, the world renowned olympian oscar pistorius has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend. his girlfriend model reeva steenkamp only 29 years old found dead at pistorius' home. joining us now is robyn curnow, in south africa. what is the latest, robyn? >> hi there. this much we know. oscar pistorious will be formally charged with murder on friday morning, tomorrow, south african time. he's going to spend the night in jail here after quite a tranlgic set of events today. what do we know, is that his girlfriend was shot dead, initial ll lly reports suggeste had
. >>> coming up on mornings on 2, a murder and a game of dice, what we now know about the victim. stay with us. >> reporter: we're live in san leandro where an elementary school is closed due to a homicide investigation. we'll tell you how friends say a teenager was shot and killed. >>> an olympic bombshell. the world-class athlete now facing murder charges. >>> the misery's almost over for those passengers stranded on a crippled cruise ship. how carney viewses is now doing damage control. >> reporter: we're live at the san francisco flower mart this morning. yes, it's valentine's day, one of the busiest days of the year for the flower industry. we will tell you how much people are expected to spend. ktvu "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's thursday, february 14th. >>> we begin with a homicide investigation that has shut down a san leandro school. the deadly shooting happened last night on the campus of hillside elementary. it appears to be tied to a dice game. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us with what she's l
legs he uses to run. he became the first double amputee sprinter ever to compete in the olympics when he raced for south africa in the 2012 london games. he reached the 400-meter semi fines and anchored the relay team. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> police say they are running forensic tests on pistorius including checks for broad alcohol levels. >>> 5:02. american airlines and u.s. airways just announced plans for a merger. the $11 billion deal will create the world's largest airlines. the combined carrier will have american's new look and old name. with american in bankruptcy it's up to a judge to decide if the deal will be good for the credits. the world's four biggest airlines would control nearly 70% of all air traffic. experts say ticket prices could take off as a result. >> even though people say that, you know, this particular merger of u.s. airways and american airlines isn't going to raise ticket prices, i don't believe that one bit. >> the two airlines have been negotiating since august. >>> passengers aboard a crippled
can, but the leadership, oh, my gosh, like, they'll tell us one thing, you know, for example, you know, a tugboat was supposed to come once that first evening. well, we sat on the water for two days with nothing and, you know, the seas were really high. in fact, that night my friends and i we slept in our lifeboats in our bed and i truly, truly, truly thought the boat was going to tip over because it slants at, like, a 45-degree angle one day, and then the next day it's to the other side. and, like, i don't know, pipes are busting. i know the sewer is backing up and, like, water is in the cabins and it's just a nightmare. >> it sounds absolutely horrendous. did i hear you correctly a few moments ago, there are no working toilets or there's just lit -- >> there's -- there's very limited. for example, ours worked one day for one hour. but then it has not worked since then. so, basically we've had an hour of it working. i mean, we have to use the bathroom in these bags in the trash can, you know, like, the vanity trash can and then we have to take it into the hall and put it in these bigg
, love machine today, joins us. see you there. story on a international figure. he sprinted to fame doing what no one thought was possible. now the olympic star known as the "blade runner", who won the hearts and minds of the world by just competing on the world stage, a man born without legs has been charged with the murder of his model girlfriend. a breaking story that is unfolding by the hour. good morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer if you're just waking up. welcome to "america's newsroom". martha: good morning everybody. i'm martha maccallum. what a story this is. oscar pistorius has been released from police custody after his girlfriend was shot to in his mansion. that happened in early morning hours. bill: it may have been a case of valentine's day surprise gone wrong inside his home. after police conducted an initial investigation inside his mansion he was officially charged. elizabeth prann is working through details now. she is live in our new york newsroom. good morning to you, elizabeth. what do we know so far? >> reporter: good morn the we know police arrested the olympic sta
panetta said it would be irresponsible for the congress to allow it to happen. many of us agree, it must be avoided. but apart from that challenge in the next month, or series of months, the long-term outlook for the department of defense is that it must do more with less, and secretary hagel, if he is confirmed, will have that management task, and he is one of the people in this country who is almost uniquely qualified to carry it out. and i believe that he will with great distinction. he will take care of our men and women in uniform and strengthen our national defense, he will do what he thinks is right even if it's not popular, and he is, finally, as everyone has said, a good and decent man. i thank in particular senator mccain for his very compelling and telling comment during our consideration before the vote in the armed services committee. he said -- and i agree -- no one should impugn chuck hagel's character. he's a person of integrity and character. and i believe that he will have the respect at all levels of our defense, men and women who serve and sacrifice every day, men and
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